New Britain. It's always raining round Cape Gloucester, but the US marines had to bring their own ...

Accession Number 016389
Collection type Photograph
Object type Black & white, Landscape
Physical description Black & white, Landscape
Maker Short, Gordon Herbert
Place made Pacific Islands: Bismarck Archipelago, New Britain, Cape Gloucester
Date made 4 January 1944
Conflict Second World War, 1939-1945
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Description

New Britain. It's always raining round Cape Gloucester, but the US marines had to bring their own fresh water supply with them when they landed. A DUKW is towing a water cart. The censor has whited out markings on the vehicles.